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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 19 people named Hergesell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 58% more people named Hergesell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 30 people named Hergesell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56%, or 5 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was 3 and the oldest was 71
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,450
  • 30 rented out rooms to boarders

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As Hergesell families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 4 were born in foreign countries
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • 21% were born in foreign countries
  • 27% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940